Category: Anthropology


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By: (Andreasen, Karale). Bak, Ove

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Copenhagen): Hernovs Forlag, (1977)., (1977).

(Copenhagen): Hernovs Forlag, (1977).. (1977).. Fine. - Small oblong quarto [8-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed with the head of the jacket spine lightly chipped. There is a tear to the top edge of the rear panel. 94 pages. Illustrated in black, gray & white with photographic illustrations & reproductions of drawings by Karale Andreasen. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Wonderfu... View more info

ADAM, OR APE: A Sourcebook of Discoveries About Early Man

By: (Darwin, Charles; Huxley, Thomas H.; Darrow, Clarence; et al). Leakey, L. S. B.; Prost, Jack and Stephanie; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA and London, U.K., Schenkman Publishing Company, (1971)., (1971).

Cambridge, MA and London, U.K., Schenkman Publishing Company, (1971).. (1971).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial gray & white wraps. The binding is spotted, soiled & lightly rubbed with the corners of the front wrap lightly creased. xiii & 452 pages. Black-and-white illustrations.The contents are very good. Edited by L. S. B. Leakey and Jack and Stephanie Prost / with the assistance of Ronald Goodman. View more info

DIRECTORY OF ASIAN-PACIFIC MUSEUMS. Compiled by W.H. Fitzgerald, Roland W. Force, and Adrienne L. Kaeppler

By: (Fitzgerald, W.H.; Force, Roland W.; and Kaeppler, Adrienne L.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press, 1969., 1969.

Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press, 1969.. 1969.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover, bound in printed light gray wraps. The covers are slightly rubbed and soiled. 61 pages with an alphabetical directory of museums by geographical region. There is a discreet bookseller's label mounted to the bottom of the rear pastedown. Very good. Laid in at the front is the 13-page "1971 Supplement to Directory of Asian-Pacific Museums".Rare in commerce. View more info


By: (Ydema, J. M.; Galis, Dr. K. W.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Delft, Netherlands: Bulletin Ethnografisch Museum, (1966)., (1966).

Delft, Netherlands: Bulletin Ethnografisch Museum, (1966).. (1966).. Fine. - Small quarto [9-3/8 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial maroon & olive green wraps. The bottom corner of the front wrap is slightly creased & the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 91 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. The text is in Dutch with a summary in English. View more info

THE BEGINNING. (Stages of Development of the Brain-Glands and Bone from Fish to Man)

By: Andersun, Ammon; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Published by the author, 1966., 1966.

Published by the author, 1966.. 1966.. Good. - Octavo, rebound in maroon library cloth (bumped & rubbed) titled in gilt. xxxvi & 310 pages (small stains to front pastedown; small stains & ink inscription on front endpaper; 1 line underlined in ink). 13 pages of B&W illustrations & 2 B&W textual illustrations. Good. First edition. Scarce. First Edition. View more info

LA PROVINCIA DI SASSARI: LA CIVILITA E L'ARTE. Testi di Mario Atzori, Guiseppina Fois, Marco Magnani

By: Atzori, Mario; Fois, Guiseppina; et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Silvana Editoriale, (1983)., (1983).

Silvana Editoriale, (1983).. (1983).. Very good. - Quarto [12-3/8 high by 10-5/8 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust wrapper is rubbed with a price- sticker on its spine. 199 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. The history and twentieth-century life of the people of the province of Sassari, including local tradiions, the arts, architecture, journalism, crafts an... View more info


By: Avdeev, Arsenij Dmitrievic

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Leningrad & Moscow: Iskusstvo], 1959., 1959.

[Leningrad & Moscow: Iskusstvo], 1959.. 1959.. Good. - Quarto, 10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/8 inches wide. Yellow cloth titled in orange and gilt on the spine with gilt silhouettes of ostriches stamped in gilt on the front cover and in blind on the rear cover. The head of the spine is heavily bumped with some lighter bumping to the corners and tail of the spine. 264 & [3] pages, with color pictorial endpapers and profuse illustrations throughout, including several tipped-in... View more info

NEW STRATEGIES FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT. Collection of Papers by George H. Axinn, Michigan State University U.S.A. and Tribhuvan University Nepal

By: Axinn, George H

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (East Lansing, MI/Kathmandu, Nepal): Rural Life Associates, (1978),, (1978),

(East Lansing, MI/Kathmandu, Nepal): Rural Life Associates, (1978),. (1978),. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with light soiling to the rear wrap. There is an owner's name penned on the front wrap with a small stain to its lower half & a tear to its top edge. Half-title, title, [2] leaves & 194 pages. There is an owner's stamp & price stamp on the half-title. The publisher's American address has been corrected in ... View more info


By: Balikci, Asen

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Ottawa: (Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery), 1964., 1964.

Ottawa: (Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery), 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Octavo, soft covers bound in printed brown-and-white wraps. The spine & extremities are slightly darkened. The wraps are lightly rubbed with the corners slightly creased. x & 114 pages. The bottom corners of the first few leaves are lightly creased. Illustrated with 4 black-and-white maps, 2 of them folding. Very good. View more info

GOPALPUR: A South Indian Village

By: Beals, Alan R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1964)., (1964).

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. x, 99 & [1] pages. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology.A publisher's compliment slip is laid in. View more info

CIRCUMPOLAR PROBLEMS: Habitat, Economy and Social Relations in the Arctic

By: Berg, Gosta; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford [U..K.]: Pergamon Press, (1973)., (1973).

Oxford [U..K.]: Pergamon Press, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly chipped & soiled with the extremities slightly darkened. viii & 194 pages. Illustrated in black & white with maps, tables & diagrams. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition."A Symposium for Anthropological Research in the North, September 1969". Wenner-Gren Center International Symposium Series Volume... View more info

THE ESKIMOS. Foreword by C. Daryll Forde

By: Birket-Smith, Kaj

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, (1959)., (1959).

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, (1959).. (1959).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped & there is some light soiling to the dust jacket. xv & 262 pages. There is an owner's ink name, address & notation on the half-title, with the same owner's stamp on the fore-edge and top & bottom edges. There is a black ink stain to the bottom of the fore-edge with small stains to the bottom corners of several pages. There are red underlining... View more info


By: Birket-Smith, Kaj.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1971)., (1971).

- Quarto [11 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The top edge of the dust jacket is slightly darkened & there is a small tear to the top edge of its rear panel. 277 & [1] pages. Numerous illustrations in color and black & white. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE BOOK OF OPENING THE MOUTH: The Egyptian Texts with English Translations. Two Volumes in One.

By: Budge, E. A. Wallis.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1972., 1972.

- Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is slightly rubbed. xx & 246 pages; and viii & 228 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & hieroglyphics. The edges of the book are foxed. Very good. First published in 1909. Number 26 in the series "Books on Egypt and Chaldea".Texts and translations of the ancient Egyptian formulas recited in ceremonies to reconstitute the body of a dead man and to restore its heart-soul ["Ba"] which le... View more info


By: Buliard, Roger P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Young, Inc., (1951)., (1951).

- Octavo, gray cloth. The top edge of the front cover is discolored. ix, [1] leaf & 322 pages. Illustrated with a double-page map & pictorial pastedowns & endpapers. A previous owner's name is penned on the half-title. There is minor foxing to the lower end of the fore-edge. Very good. First edition.Father Buliard was a Catholic missionary who chose to spend his priesthood ministering to the Eskimos in the Arctic.The introduction is by Fulton J.Sheen. First Edit... View more info